There is a LOT going on in the coming weeks in abolition and justice efforts. So many ways for YOU to get involved, be a voice, make a difference, and learn and share more about the plight of the oppressed.
What’s happening THIS WEEKEND?
A21 Walk for Freedom : October 14th
A21 is an international organization fighting abolition around the globe. Free to participants, this annual event raises awareness about human trafficking. Marches are scheduled in NY and NJ for Saturday, October 14th. Use this link to find the one nearest you and register to participate.
Traffick Jam : October 14th
Nanababies is partnering with My Sister’s Lighthouse to host a domestic violence walk. A music and arts festival will follow. This is being held in Newark on Saturday, Octover 14th. For more information, contact Suzanna Dunn via email.
Walk Together Against Domestic Violence : October 14th
The Center for Hope and Safety (formerly Shelter Our Sisters) is hosting a 3K stroll through the park to raise awareness about domestic violence. Funds raised through this walk-a-thon event go directly to aiding our community’s victims of domestic violence. Learn more and register for this event online through THIS LINK.
What’s happening NEXT WEEK?
Justice Network Meeting : October 21st
Our monthly Justice Network Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 21st. Please note that our location has changed. We will be meeting at The Fine Grind in Wayne, NJ. Please RSVP to Susan by Thursday, October 19th if you plan to attend. We need to provide a headcount to the manager in advance.
What’s happening NEXT MONTH?
Sleep Out America : November 16th
Homeless teens and young adults are especially vulnerable to human trafficking. Covenant House is sponsoring its annual sleep outside event on November 16th. Across the nation families and communities have the opportunity to raise funds and understanding about homelessness by spending one night outside. Learn more about this event, local opportunities, and how you can host your own sleep out online. Follow this link for more.
Justice Rocks 3 : November 17th
Our third annual Justice Rocks event will Enjoy live music from The Jay Everett Band and tackle some holiday shopping with our fair trade vendors. You can easily share this event with friends and family through facebook. One hundred percent (100%) of funds raised through this event go toward rescue and restoration efforts for human trafficking survivors.
Want to help? Attend our next Justice Network meeting to learn how.
Tackle the Traffickers : November 25th
It is hard to believe but it is that time of year again! We are super excited to announce the 5th annual 2017 “Tackle the Trafficking” 8v8 Turkey Bowl Football Tournament!
We will again be raising support and awareness in the fight against human trafficking/sex slavery. All proceeds will go directly to Seeds of Hope, a Christian organization that is on the front lines in the fight against human trafficking in Costa Rica. Last year, we raised $3,000 for SOH, and we’d love to do it again, and more this year! Learn more about this event and how to register your team online.